Communication Studies


Department of Communication Studies

Communication Studies seeks to understand communication and to improve its practice in a variety of relationships. We focus on two person and family communication, communication in small groups and in large organizations, communication across communities, the nature of language and symbols, and the nature of argument and persuasion in political settings and in social movements. We are a department recognized for its world-renowned researchers, top-ranked graduate programs, and award-winning teachers. 

$6.3 M

Grant Funding in ‘21-‘22


Current Ph.D./MA Students


Courses Offered in ’21-‘22


Texas Speech Team

Department News

Hart Flag

Rod Hart Honored

Hart Honored with Citizenship Award from ASI

NCA 2022

2022 NCA Conference

Faculty, Grad Students Win Multiple Awards at NCA

Pat Parker Award

Alumni Graduate Program Award

Dr. Pat Parker Accepts Graduate Program Award


Org Comm Conference

Moody Excels in Organizational Communication

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